First is pure lego wheel from RC set "red beast" from early 20xx. It has very good grip, but it is hard, heavy and low-profile.
You have to work if you want to detach tire from original disc. Construction of original wheel consist of:
This is second one (right on photo). Tire is from non lego RC toy with brand "new bright". It is soft like unimogs tire, and non-baloon, but light and had good mud terrain protector:) do not tested it yet.
Comparing with 8297 baloon wheel:
Don't be afraid of using custom wheels:) it just piece of rubber between your moc and ground. Dont think it is a big problem, if you are purist;)
What do you think about it? Write your experience.
Edited by rm8, 07 March 2012 - 10:58 PM.